Diversity and Inclusion in Sport Organizations

Author: George Cunningham

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351818309

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 400

View: 1448

Diversity and Inclusion in Sport Organizations provides readers with a comprehensive understanding of the ways in which people differ--including race, sex, age, mental and physical ability, appearance, religion, sexual orientation, and social class--and how these differences can influence sport organizations. It offers specific strategies for managing diversity in work and sport environments, provides an overview of diversity training that can be implemented in the workplace, and discusses the legal issues related to the various diversity dimensions. Grounded in research and theory, this user-friendly book emphasizes the practical applications of research findings and provides relevant sport-related examples. Its clear discussions and logical connections among ideas helps readers understand the managerial implications of fostering and sustaining a diverse workforce. The third edition has a new title, which reflects an expansion of the book's content and focus to cover inclusion in addition to diversity and diversity management. It also includes a new chapter on using sport to promote inclusion and social change as well as discussions of legal aspects of diversity and inclusion in relevant chapters.

Diversity in Sport Organizations

Author: George B. Cunningham

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781934432099

Category: Sports

Page: 386

View: 5228

"Diversity in Sport Organizations will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the ways in which people differ--including race, sex, age, mental and physical ability, appearance, religion, sexual orientation, and social class--and how these differences can influence sport organizations. It offers specific strategies for managing diversity in work and sport environments, provides an overview of diversity training that can be implemented in the workplace, and outlines legal issues related to diversity. Grounded in research and theory, this reader-friendly book emphasizes the practical applications of research findings and provides interesting, relevant sport-related examples. Its clear discussions and logical connections among ideas will help you understand the managerial implications of fostering and sustaining a diverse workforce." -- Back Cover

Managing People in Sport Organizations

A Strategic Human Resource Management Perspective

Author: Tracy Taylor,Alison Doherty,Peter McGraw

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134709129

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 248

View: 4481

Managing People in Sport Organizations provides a comprehensive overview of the theory and practice of managing people within a strategic framework. This revised and updated second edition examines a range of strategic human resource management approaches that can be used by sport organizations to respond to contemporary challenges and to develop a sustainable performance culture. Drawing on well-established conceptual frameworks and current empirical research, the book systematically covers every key area of HRM theory and practice, including: recruitment training and development performance management and appraisal motivation and reward organizational culture employee relations diversity managing change This new edition also includes expanded coverage of social media, volunteers, and individuals within organizations, and is supported with a new companion website carrying additional resources for students and instructors, including PowerPoint slides, exam questions and useful web links. No other book offers such an up-to-date introduction to core concepts and key professional skills in HRM in sport, and therefore Managing People in Sport Organizations is essential reading for any sport management student or any HR professional working in sport.

Diversity and the Recreation Profession

Organizational Perspectives

Author: Maria Teresa Allison,Ingrid Eleanore Schneider

Publisher: Venture Pub

ISBN: 9781892132802

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 322

View: 576

This sixth edition of Leisure in You Life continues to offer readers the opportunity to expand their consciousness, clarify their values, and gain a better understanding of recreation and leisure in their own lives, as well as the lives of others. This edition has been updated since its 1999 edition with post 9-11 observations, the globalization of commerce, reduced work hours and the search for meaning through leisure, and more. Thought-provoking questions and exercises conclude each chapter to help the reader better understand the issues that affect his or her perception of recreation and leisure, as well as how recreation and leisure influence his or her own life.

Organizational Behaviour in Sport

Author: James Skinner,Bob Stewart

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 113647675X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 252

View: 1162

What makes a sport enterprise successful? How can managers working in sport improve organizational effectiveness through strategic behaviour management? This comprehensive and accessible textbook addresses these important questions and examines the theories that underpin organizational analysis in sport. Helping both students and practitioners to understand the different types of behaviour that occur within a sports enterprise, it also demonstrates how to develop ways of managing behaviour more effectively for the benefit of all stakeholders. The book explores behaviour on individual, interpersonal, group and whole-organization levels, and presents an evidence-based framework for analysis built around key concepts such as: Change and culture Leadership Motivation, rewards and incentives Power and influence Conflict, disputes and grievances Equity, diversity and inclusion. With international case studies, learning objectives, review questions and guides to further reading included in every chapter, no other textbook develops critical skills or an awareness of ethical issues in such detail and depth. Organizational Behaviour in Sport is essential reading for all students and practitioners working in sport, leisure or recreation management.

Inclusion Dividend

Why Investing in Diversity & Inclusion Pays off

Author: Mark Kaplan,Mason Donovan

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351861654

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

View: 5686

In today's increasingly diverse, global, interconnected business world, diversity and inclusion (D&I) is no longer just "the right thing to do," it is a core leadership competency and central to the success of business. Working effectively to combat unconscious bias across differences such as gender, culture, generational, race, and sexual orientation not only leads to a more productive, innovative corporate culture but also to a better engagement with customers and clients. The Inclusion Dividend provides a framework to tap the bottom-line impact that results from an inclusive culture. Most leaders have the intent to be inclusive, however translating that intent into a truly inclusive outcome with employees, customers, and other stakeholders requires a focused change effort. The authors explain that challenge and provide straightforward advice on how to achieve the kind of meritocracy that will result in a tangible dividend and move companies ahead of their competition.

Routledge Handbook of Theory in Sport Management

Author: George B. Cunningham,Janet S. Fink,Alison Doherty

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317621166

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 412

View: 8818

Theory is an essential element in the development of any academic discipline and sport management is no exception. This is the first book to trace the intellectual contours of theory in sport management, and to explain, critique and celebrate the importance of sport management theory in academic research, teaching and learning, and in the development of professional practice. Written by a world-class team of international sport management scholars, each of whom has taken a leading role in developing a particular theory or framework for understanding sport management, the book covers the full span of contemporary issues, debates, themes and functional approaches, from corporate social responsibility and diversity to strategy, marketing and finance. Every chapter explores a key theoretical approach, including an overview of that theory, a discussion of the process of theory development and of how the theory has been employed in research, practice or teaching, and outlines directions for future research in that area. Each chapter includes cases and examples, as well as short illustrative commentaries from people who have used that particular theory in their work, and attempts to highlight the theory-practice links, or gaps, in that area. For a fully-rounded understanding of what sport management is and how it should be studied, taught and practiced, a thorough grounding in theory is essential. The Routledge Handbook of Theory in Sport Management is therefore important reading for all advanced students, researchers, instructors, managers and practitioners working in this exciting field.

Contemporary Sport Management, 5E

Author: Pedersen, Paul M.,Thibault, Lucie

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 1450469655

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 560

View: 6473

Contemporary Sport Management, Fifth, provides students with an overview of sport management by presenting extensive discussions of the foundational aspects of the profession and current topics from the field. The fifth edition continues to engage students with a full-color format and an integrated web study guide. The text also discusses the role of social media in revolutionizing the industry and the significance of sport as an international institution. Students will learn the relevance of legal, sociocultural, historical, political, and psychological concepts to the management of sport; the professional skills and attitudes of successful sport managers; and ways in which the globalization of sport continues to affect sport management professions.

Ethical Behavior in Sport

Author: Herb Appenzeller

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781594604218

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 289

View: 8660

As a participant in sport on the high school and collegiate level, a coach and athletic director, Ethical Behavior in Sport, is about the things the author cannot forget after 70 years in the sport industry.The book is different from other books that deal with the important issues of ethics in sport. It was designed that way and uses meaningful on-the-job experiences of the author starting with his first varsity football game in which he was a part of blatant bigotry and harassment. From Little League to professional sports, the book raises ethical questions from the past and present. It is a welcome addition to the sport industry.

Reinventing Diversity

Transforming Organizational Community to Strengthen People, Purpose, and Performance

Author: Howard J. Ross

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

ISBN: 1442210451

Category: Social Science

Page: 304

View: 6224

In Reinventing Diversity, one of America's leading diversity experts explains why most diversity programs fail and how we can make them work. In this inspiring guide, Howard Ross uses interviews, personal stories, statistics, and case studies to show that there is no quick fix, no easy answer. Acceptance needs to become part of the culture of a company, not just a mandated attitude.

Health Disparities, Diversity, and Inclusion

Author: Patti R. Rose

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 1284142787

Category: Medical

Page: 350

View: 3105

Despite the many Public Health successes over the last century, health disparity continues to exist in in American society. This introductory text addresses this topic head on, exploring steps that must be taken to prepare for the rapidly changing demographics in American society, including immigration reform (emerging majorities), and evidenced based information substantiating the fact that diversity matters in terms of the provision of health care.

Diversity, equity and inclusion in sport and leisure

Author: Katherine Dashper,Thomas Fletcher

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 131775140X

Category:

Page: 209

View: 8674

Despite the mythology of sport bringing people together and encouraging everyone to work collectively to success, modern sport remains a site of exclusionary practices that operate on a number of levels. Although sports participation is, in some cases at least, becoming more open and meritocratic, at the management level it remains very homogenous; dominated by western, white, middle-aged, able-bodied men. This has implications both for how sport develops and how it is experienced by different participant groups, across all levels. Critical studies of sport have revealed that, rather than being a passive mechanism and merely reflecting inequality, sport, via social agents’ interactions with sporting spaces, is actively involved in producing, reproducing, sustaining and indeed, resisting, various manifestations of inequality. The experiences of marginalised groups can act as a resource for explaining contemporary political struggles over what sport means, how it should be played (and by whom), and its place within wider society. Central to this collection is the argument that the dynamics of cultural identities are contextually contingent; influenced heavily by time and place and the extent to which they are embedded in the culture of their geographic location. They also come to function differently within certain sites and institutions; be it in one’s everyday routine or leisure pursuits, such as sport. Among the themes and issues explored by the contributors to this volume are: social inclusion and exclusion in relation to class, ‘race’ and ethnicity, gender and sexuality; social identities and authenticity; social policy, deviance and fandom. This book was published as a special issue of Sport in Society.

The Government and Politics of Sport (RLE Sports Studies)

Author: Barrie Houlihan

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317680987

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 308

View: 2685

When originally published in 1991 this was the first book to tackle the UK policy process of sport and to provide a political science analysis of some of the key issues facing sports administrators today. The volume identifies the parties involved: central government, local government, the Sports Council, the Central Council of Physical Recreation, and the individual sports governing bodies. It examines their effect on sport’s policy and administration through an analysis of three important current sport issues – football hooliganism, drug abuse among athletes and sport opportunities and facilities for school children.

Essentials of Teaching Adapted Physical Education

Diversity, Culture, and Inclusion

Author: Samuel Hodge,Lauren Lieberman,Nathan Murata

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351217364

Category: Education

Page: 432

View: 331

Essentials of Teaching Adapted Physical Education: Diversity, Culture, and Inclusion offers a wealth of knowledge for teaching today's diverse student population, including those with disabilities. Readers will learn how to teach a variety of students, organize learning within various curricular models, assess and evaluate students, and manage behavior. Readers will also learn more about the conditions and disabilities they may encounter when teaching, how to understand students' various abilities, and how to adapt and modify instructional methods to include all students. The book emphasizes the importance of being culturally responsive and acquiring the necessary knowledge to infuse appropriate, socially just practices into educational settings. Future teachers will learn how to apply culturally responsive instructional methods and behavior management strategies and will understand broader social and economic contexts for their students' behavior. At the same time, this book provides more than a how-to approach to teaching adapted physical education. Its content and features promote reflective learning, encouraging readers to anticipate the types of teaching situations and challenges that may arise and think through how they will respond. Scenarios and vignettes throughout provide context for the material and promote critical thinking and problem solving.

Cultural Competence in Sports Medicine

Author: Lorin Cartwright,Rene Revis Shingles

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 0736072284

Category: Medical

Page: 322

View: 6384

"Cultural Competence in Sports Medicine" provides comprehensive information regarding the cultural attitudes, beliefs, and expectations that health care professionals may encounter in working with athletes and how to modify their professional behavior accordingly.

Diversity and Inclusion the Submarine Way

What Life Underwater Taught Me about Inclusion

Author: John Gregory Vincent,Deborah Cake Fortin

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781599329055

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 144

View: 1132

DISCOVER WHAT LIFE UNDERWATER CAN TEACH YOU ABOUT DIVERSITY INCLUSION Deep beneath the ocean's surface, submarines, hunks of metal shrouded in curiosity by those on land, are filled with a skillful crew responsible for its success. The efficiency of a strong submarine crew is the result of a community that makes acceptance of diversity and inclusion part of its expected norms. The strategies of a submarine crew can be adapted to businesses and communities, allowing them to reach peak efficiency and maintain a mission-focused philosophy that promotes growth. Deborah Cake Fortin and John Gregory Vincent have teamed together to bring you Diversity and Inclusion the Submarine Way, which provides insight into many techniques and principles that will teach you to: -EFFECTIVELY MANAGE BIASES AND UNITE TOGETHER AS A TEAM TO SOLVE PROBLEMS -EMBRACE WHAT YOU CAN'T CHANGE, AND FOCUS ON WHAT YOU CAN CONTROL -DEAL WITH CONFLICT OPENLY AND DIRECTLY When it comes to a system of inclusion, there's none better than the one that organically takes place on a submarine. This book is the first step toward applying these techniques and practices to help your company succeed and thrive in a diverse and inclusive work environment.

Diversity and Cultural Competence in Health Care

A Systems Approach

Author: Janice L. Dreachslin,M. Jean Gilbert,Beverly Malone

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118282167

Category: Medical

Page: 480

View: 696

Major changes are occurring in the United States population and the nation's health care institutions and delivery systems. Significant disparities in health status exist across population groups. But the health care enterprise, with all its integrated and disparate parts, has been slow to respond. Written by three nationally known scholars and experts, Diversity and Cultural Competence in Health Care: A Systems Approach is designed to provide health care students and professionals with a clear understanding of foundations, philosophies, and processes that strengthen diversity management, inclusion, and culturally competent care delivery. Focusing on current practice and health care policy, including the recently passed Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA), this textbook integrates strategic diversity management, self-reflective leadership, and the personal change process with culturally and linguistically appropriate care into a cohesive systems-oriented approach for health care professionals. The essentials of cultural competence and diversity management covered in this text will be helpful to a wide variety of students because they encompass principles and practices that can be realistically incorporated into the ongoing work of any health care field or organization. Each chapter contains learning objectives, summary, key terms, and review questions and activities designed to allow students to understand and explore concepts and practices identified throughout the text.

Inclusion in the American Military

A Force for Diversity

Author: David Rohall,Morten G. Ender,Michael D. Matthews

Publisher: Lexington Books

ISBN: 1498560849

Category: Social Science

Page: 230

View: 435

This book provides an updated overview of the ways that diversity has been addressed in the military over the last 200 years by taking a closer look at particular forms of diversity including race, ethnicity, religion, gender, and sexuality.

The Illusion of Inclusion

Global Inclusion, Unconscious Bias, and the Bottom Line

Author: Helen Turnbull

Publisher: Business Expert Press

ISBN: 1631574582

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 162

View: 2953

We may say we want to be inclusive, but what if we really don’t? What if our brains are hard-wired for selfishness and similarity and not for diversity and altruism? Having a diverse workforce is no guarantee that the work environment is inclusive. Companies hire for diversity and manage for similarity. We hire people for their difference and then teach them directly and indirectly what they have to do to fit in to the corporate culture. The Illusion of Inclusion exposes a myriad of diverse reasons why people are not more fully engaged and offers you the key to unlock the “Geometry of Inclusion”. This book takes the lid off Pandora’s box and explores the complexity of inclusion; where affinity bias or “mini-me” syndrome and the need to fit in are unconsciously blocking our ability to be inclusive. It offers a road map and an easy to comprehend model on how to minimize the impact of unconscious and conscious biases in order to embed an inclusive organizational culture.

Diversity at Work

The Practice of Inclusion

Author: Bernardo M. Ferdman

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470401338

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 672

View: 8638

Praise for Diversity at Work: The Practice of Inclusion "Ferdman & Deane have done a masterful job of organizing into a coherent whole the various practices, philosophies, and frameworks of the diversity and inclusion field. This book is a timely must-read for anyone interested in this important organizational and global challenge." Price M. Cobbs, M.D., founder, Diversity Collegium, and author, Cracking the Corporate Code "This exceptional volume is an invaluable, thought-provoking resource for anyone involved in designing, managing, and learning from initiatives to develop competencies that support individual, group, and organizational inclusiveness." Susan E. Jackson, Ph.D., distinguished professor, Rutgers University, and former president, Academy of Management "Diversity at Work is the most thorough treatment of what is required to create a diverse and inclusive workforce for the 21st century that I have read. This book is must reading for CEOs and general managers who truly want to leverage diversity as a resource for learning, innovation, and high performance." David A. Thomas, Ph.D., dean and William R. Berkley Chair, McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University and co-author, Breaking Through: The Making of Minority Executives in Corporate America "This scholarly-based, practically-minded volume speaks to the challenges of organization leaders, HR managers, change specialists, and coaches who aspire to create unity in diversity." Philip H. Mirvis, Ph.D., co-author, Beyond Good Company "Ferdman & Deane have assembled a group of renowned experts who, in beautifully crafted chapters, provide guidelines for creating diverse organizations that truly matter." Peter Salovey, Ph.D., president and Chris Argyris Professor of Psychology, Yale University "A powerful collection of insights into inclusion today. This book adds greatly to the body of knowledge and thinking about inclusion in the workplace—which has been our life work for over 30 years." Frederick A. Miller & Judith H. Katz, Ed.D., co-authors, The Inclusion Breakthrough and Opening Doors to Teamwork and Collaboration "Whether you are working to build systems that support inclusion, to enhance an organization's collective ability to collaborate across diverse groups, or to lead in a more authentic and inclusive way, you will benefit from the deep knowledge, cutting-edge applications, and inspiration found in the pages of this remarkable volume." Cynthia McCauley, Ph.D., senior fellow, Center for Creative Leadership "Diversity at Work provides a practical roadmap for all types of organizations seeking research-based information and guidance on leadership, organization development, and change management focused on diversity and inclusion." Joseph A. Cordero, director, Office of Ethics and Compliance, County of San Diego "This most-needed study of the inherent linkage between diversity and inclusion and the organization development fields is a must read. If OD and D&I are to truly flourish and fulfill their promise, the silos between them must come down. This book will help break down those walls!" Steve Humerickhouse, executive director, The Forum on Workplace Inclusion